New Belgium Hop Kitchen #4 - Rewind India Pale Ale

RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   IBU: 64   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
An homage to our roots and craft-brewing heyday of the early 90s, Maris Otter and Special B malts give a big, sweet background to a palate of Horizon, Willamette and Galena hop varieties.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BigHoss (171) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - JAN 1, 2014
From a 1 pint, 6 FL.OZ. The color is a nice amber color with a medium light brown head. I smell hops, pine and malt. I taste all the same and its nicely balanced.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Frozer (240) - Illinois, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Hazy copper color. Nice head. Mild hop aroma. Malty base. Not crazy bitter or dry. A good somewhat sweet ipa

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jb (3194) - Rochester, New York, USA - OCT 25, 2014
A very malty IPA. I guess a bit English in style. Bottle at bobs. Liked it dark orange color.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jgb9348 (6101) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - AUG 5, 2014
Crisp amber and copper coloured body with a nice two centimetre tall just off-white head. Aroma of slightly stale hops, some mild malt and a tiny bit of sugars - not too much. Medium-bodied; Strong stale malt notes with a hint of nuts and earth and a tiny bit of hops detectable with more of a PNW or citrusey flavour and not much else, except for some stale and pale malt notes. Aftertaste shows a bland flavour with not much going for it aside for some minor hops that seem stale. Overall, I was expecting a typical IPA with some good freshness and a pungent malt backbone and I didnt get any of that - just some stale flavours and a bit of offputting alcohol and bitterness. I sampled this 65 cL bottle purchased from Giant Food in Falls Church, Virginia on 25-February-2014 for US$4,49 sampled at home in Washington on 04-August-2014.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cavie (4642) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle. Pours a fairly clear orange color with some haze. Aroma is deep hops, moss, wet wood and dark fruit. Flavor is woody, mossy and leafy hops. Finishes hoppy and bitter.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 18/20
dripke (10) - Chico, California, USA - JUN 29, 2014
I like this beer. Reminds me of Sierra Nevada's Ruthless rye. Would order again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dbhenry (139) - El Paso, Texas, USA - JUN 15, 2014
This is a good IPA, with the usual dominating hops. It has a medium body and nice clarity. The hops are good, even though they are out of balance with the malt.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bulk_Carrier (5932) - Essex Junction, Vermont, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This one was poured into a pint glass most of the time, but twice I did have it in a tulip. There really wasnt any change between the two. The appearance was a decent looking hazy orange to amber color with a decent one finger white foamy head that dissipated within less than about thirty seconds. The smell was a bit grassy with some light hay features and a really light added floral-ness to it. The taste was sweet and grassy with a light bitterness added in to try and balance it. On the palate, it sat about a light to medium and holding a decent sessionable quality about it. The carbonation is somewhat there but stays pretty subdued for an AIPA. Overall, not a bad beer, but nothing really outstanding either.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Crit (3950) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 5, 2014
Amber,lasting beige head.Nose of piney hops & alcoholic molasses.Big bodied palate,solid sweet malt fore/mid.Very late big hop bitterness in finish I like this one

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
5000 (6862) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Bottle:   Comse across as a bit of a soft IPA, pith and peel that arent too bitter.   Sofi sweetness.   Moderate body and mouthfeel.   Decent beer, not too exciting.   Not a hop bomb, low bitterness.   Tiz okay, but a little average.   Fairly clean tho.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (20298) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 1, 2014
Draught at St. Augustines, Vancouver
Amber color, clean, with creamy head. Caramelly aroma, very light animal accent. Good strength; malt and caramel flavor, with light residual sweetness, mild fruity character, strong bitterness and light animal touch.
Good beer, a bit hard, a bit old style IPA.

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